The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 30 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 131 160 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.91% 6.65% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.28% 6.98% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 122 114 94
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1800 2292 2289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.94% 95.22% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1566 1704
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 138 (50.18%) Windows
2 109 (39.64%) Linux
3 107 (38.91%) Firewall
4 92 (33.45%) VMware
5 81 (29.45%) Active Directory
6 75 (27.27%) Cisco
7 67 (24.36%) TCP/IP
8 65 (23.64%) Microsoft
9 63 (22.91%) Windows Server
10 59 (21.45%) Cisco Certification
11 55 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 51 (18.55%) SQL
13 50 (18.18%) CheckPoint
13 50 (18.18%) Finance
14 49 (17.82%) Unix
15 48 (17.45%) Apache
15 48 (17.45%) DNS
16 45 (16.36%) Tomcat
17 44 (16.00%) SQL Server
17 44 (16.00%) Citrix
18 42 (15.27%) CCNP
19 41 (14.91%) Degree
20 40 (14.55%) Data Centre
21 38 (13.82%) Oracle
22 37 (13.45%) ITIL
22 37 (13.45%) WAN
23 36 (13.09%) WebLogic
23 36 (13.09%) Red Hat
23 36 (13.09%) Wireless
23 36 (13.09%) Windows Server 2008

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (17.45%) Apache
2 45 (16.36%) Tomcat
3 36 (13.09%) WebLogic
4 29 (10.55%) MS Exchange
5 28 (10.18%) WebSphere
6 26 (9.45%) IIS
7 25 (9.09%) JBoss
8 16 (5.82%) OpenStack
9 14 (5.09%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (4.00%) nginx
11 10 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 9 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (3.27%) Skype for Business
13 5 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (1.09%) IBM Domino
14 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.73%) Confluence
15 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
16 1 (0.36%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 27 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.91%) SaaS
3 10 (3.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 107 (38.91%) Firewall
2 67 (24.36%) TCP/IP
3 48 (17.45%) DNS
4 37 (13.45%) WAN
5 36 (13.09%) Wireless
6 32 (11.64%) LDAP
6 32 (11.64%) SAN
7 31 (11.27%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (10.18%) BGP
8 28 (10.18%) HTTP
9 27 (9.82%) OSPF
10 25 (9.09%) VPN
11 24 (8.73%) MPLS
12 22 (8.00%) DHCP
13 19 (6.91%) SMTP
13 19 (6.91%) SSL
13 19 (6.91%) Wireshark
14 18 (6.55%) BIG-IP
14 18 (6.55%) tcpdump
15 17 (6.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.00%) MySQL
3 18 (6.55%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.73%) Big Data
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 50 (18.18%) Finance
2 25 (9.09%) German Language
3 18 (6.55%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.64%) French Language
5 8 (2.91%) Marketing
6 5 (1.82%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.45%) Retail
8 3 (1.09%) Banking
8 3 (1.09%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.73%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.91%) Web Services
2 21 (7.64%) LAMP
3 15 (5.45%) .NET
4 11 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
4 11 (4.00%) MCollective
5 4 (1.45%) HTML
5 4 (1.45%) Unreal Engine
5 4 (1.45%) XML
6 3 (1.09%) Classic ASP
6 3 (1.09%) CSS
6 3 (1.09%) jQuery
6 3 (1.09%) XSLT
7 2 (0.73%) Ajax
8 1 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
8 1 (0.36%) Middleware
8 1 (0.36%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 32 (11.64%) Computer Science
3 26 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.55%) EMC VNX
5 6 (2.18%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.18%) Replication
6 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.45%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.09%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.09%) Clustering
8 3 (1.09%) PKI
9 2 (0.73%) Fintech
10 1 (0.36%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.36%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.36%) Handset
10 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.36%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 138 (50.18%) Windows
2 109 (39.64%) Linux
3 63 (22.91%) Windows Server
4 49 (17.82%) Unix
5 36 (13.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (10.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (4.00%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.55%) Solaris
11 6 (2.18%) CentOS
11 6 (2.18%) Debian
11 6 (2.18%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.82%) Android
13 4 (1.45%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.09%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.09%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.45%) ITIL
2 28 (10.18%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (6.55%) Configuration Management
3 18 (6.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 16 (5.82%) Incident Management
4 16 (5.82%) Load Balancing
4 16 (5.82%) Network Architecture
4 16 (5.82%) Network Design
4 16 (5.82%) Network Planning
5 14 (5.09%) Mentoring
5 14 (5.09%) Network Management
6 13 (4.73%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (4.00%) High Availability
8 10 (3.64%) Web Operations
9 9 (3.27%) Data Management
10 7 (2.55%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (2.55%) Case Management
10 7 (2.55%) Process Improvement
10 7 (2.55%) Server Patching
10 7 (2.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.55%) SQL
2 33 (12.00%) Perl
3 20 (7.27%) Python
4 19 (6.91%) PowerShell
5 15 (5.45%) Java
6 9 (3.27%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.91%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.55%) Ruby
9 4 (1.45%) C#
10 2 (0.73%) PHP
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (21.45%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (15.27%) CCNP
3 41 (14.91%) Degree
4 32 (11.64%) CCNA
5 27 (9.82%) CCIE
6 18 (6.55%) CCIP
6 18 (6.55%) CCSP
7 16 (5.82%) CCSA
8 13 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (3.64%) MCSE
10 8 (2.91%) MCITP
11 6 (2.18%) CCSE
11 6 (2.18%) CEH
11 6 (2.18%) CISSP
12 5 (1.82%) MCSA
13 4 (1.45%) MCP
13 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.09%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.73%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) QA
2 6 (2.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) DICOM
3 1 (0.36%) GMP
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (29.45%) Active Directory
2 55 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.91%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (4.00%) qmail
5 11 (4.00%) Squid
6 10 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.91%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.91%) vSphere
8 5 (1.82%) XenServer
9 3 (1.09%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.73%) XenApp
11 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (8.36%) Puppet
2 13 (4.73%) Nagios
3 12 (4.36%) OpenAM
4 11 (4.00%) Cacti
4 11 (4.00%) collectd
4 11 (4.00%) Ganglia
4 11 (4.00%) Graphite
4 11 (4.00%) logstash
4 11 (4.00%) SCCM
4 11 (4.00%) ZABBIX
5 7 (2.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 7 (2.55%) WSUS
6 6 (2.18%) Legato
6 6 (2.18%) SCOM
7 5 (1.82%) Simpana
8 4 (1.45%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.45%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.09%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (1.09%) Nmap
10 2 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 92 (33.45%) VMware
2 75 (27.27%) Cisco
3 65 (23.64%) Microsoft
4 50 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 44 (16.00%) Citrix
6 38 (13.82%) Oracle
7 36 (13.09%) Red Hat
8 34 (12.36%) Juniper
9 31 (11.27%) F5
10 19 (6.91%) Sun
11 18 (6.55%) NetScout
12 16 (5.82%) EMC
13 13 (4.73%) Forcepoint
14 12 (4.36%) HP
15 11 (4.00%) Splunk
16 8 (2.91%) Avaya
17 7 (2.55%) NetApp
17 7 (2.55%) Qualys
18 6 (2.18%) Veritas
19 5 (1.82%) Hitachi
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